Severe Thunderstorm Warning Brisbane, North Brisbane & Sunshine Coast

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Brisbane, North Brisbane & Sunshine Coast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning – Southeast Queensland

for LARGE HAILSTONES, DAMAGING WINDS and HEAVY RAINFALL

For people in Ipswich and parts of Logan, Somerset, Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley and Brisbane City Council Areas.

***This page will be updated as the afternoon progresses, so please refresh the page for new information. Severe thunderstorms will spread throughout the remainder of the areas as the afternoon progresses***

Severe thunderstorm warning brisbane, north brisbane & sunshine coast

Weather Situation:

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 12:10 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Gatton. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east to southeast. They are forecast to affect Laidley and Marburg by 12:40 pm and Ipswich and Amberley by 1:10 pm.

Large hailstones, damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding are likely.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it’s flooded, forget it.
* Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
* Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm.
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

Live video of storms

Visit the BOMS weather warnings page for storm warning updates: Queensland severe storm warnings

Be prepared for severe thunderstorms this season. Read the Bureau of Meteorology’s Preparation and safety during thunderstorms


For further information and live updates about Queensland weather forecasts visit:

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